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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

US Embassy Kathmandu

Position: Chauffeur – All Interested Applicants

Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2020-017-R

Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu

Open Period: 07/29/2020 – 08/12/2020Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75

Series/Grade: LE – 1015 3

Work Schedule: Full-time – Full Time (48 hours per week)

Promotion Potential: LE-3

Duty Location(s): 2 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP

Telework Eligible: No

Education Requirements: Completion of Primary level education is required.

Salary: NPR ₨604,512


For More Info:

HR Section
423-4000
Recruitktm1@state.gov

OVERVIEW

Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants/All Sources

For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for this position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-BB.

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur. This vacancy is open to All Interested Applicants.

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (48 hours per week).

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

DUTIES

The incumbent operates safely and efficiently the U.S. Mission’s motor vehicles to transport passengers and/or cargo. The incumbent prepares trip reports, vehicle use and fuel logs. The incumbent maintains vehicle in a clean and serviceable condition. The incumbent performs basic vehicle inspection in accordance with established schedules and policies. The incumbent works as messenger as and when needed.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATIONS

Requirements:

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: At least three years of professional driving experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a good working knowledge of the city including driving routes and traffic patterns.

Education Requirements: Completion of Primary level education is required.

Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities).

LANGUAGE: Limited Knowledge, Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.Good Working Knowledge, Speaking/Reading/Writing Nepali is required. The English language abilities will be tested.

Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must hold a valid driver’s license (Class B, F and G). Must have the ability to read maps and plan driving routes. Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with professionalism and discretion. Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess intermediate level automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports and for communication purposes.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFO

Agency Benefits: Benefits will be explained to the selected candidate during job offer.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so
may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

2. AEFM / USEFM

3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214
(“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written
document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the
armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should
be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected
discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be
given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or
bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the
following link.


HOW TO APPLY


All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).

Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.

For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:

ERA information page-Internet site:

https://np.usembassy.gov/u-s-embassy-job-opportunities/

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents:

Select all that apply:

• Proof of Citizenship

• Valid Driver’s License

• Transcript

• Other Documents (e.g. Experience Certificates)

• List of references

• Training Certificates

• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

• SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu.

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